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What happend on 11. August in History

In our data base we found 296 events happened on 11. August:
  • 106: The south-western part of Dacia (modern Romania) becomes a Roman province: Roman Dacia. [category: Events]
  • 353: Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) [category: Deaths]
  • 355: Claudius Silvanus, accused of treason, proclaims himself Roman Emperor against Constantius II. [category: Events]
  • 449: Archbishop Flavian of Constantinople [category: Deaths]
  • 490: Battle of Adda: The Goths under Theodoric the Great and his ally Alaric II defeat the forces of Odoacer on the Adda River, near Milan. [category: Events]

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  • 1204: Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) [category: Deaths]
  • 1259: Möngke Khan, Mongolian emperor, 4th Great Khan (b. 1208) [category: Deaths]
  • 1332: Wars of Scottish Independence: Battle of Dupplin Moor – Scots under Domhnall II, Earl of Mar are routed by Edward Balliol. [category: Events]
  • 1456: John Hunyadi, Hungarian general (b. 1387) [category: Deaths]
  • 1464: Nicholas of Cusa, German philosopher and mathematician (b. 1401) [category: Deaths]
  • 1467: Mary of York (d. 1482) [category: Births]
  • 1494: Hans Memling, Flemish painter (b. 1430) [category: Deaths]
  • 1519: Johann Tetzel, German-Dominican preacher (b. 1465) [category: Deaths]
  • 1563: Bartolomé de Escobedo, Spanish composer (b. 1500) [category: Deaths]
  • 1578: Pedro Nunes, Portuguese mathematician (b. 1502) [category: Deaths]
  • 1596: Hamnet Shakespeare, English son of William Shakespeare (b. 1585) [category: Deaths]
  • 1614: Lavinia Fontana, Italian painter (b. 1552) [category: Deaths]
  • 1648: Jeremiah Shepard, American minister (d. 1720) [category: Births]
  • 1656: Ottavio Piccolomini, Austrian-Italian field marshal (b. 1599) [category: Deaths]
  • 1667: Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, Italian wife of Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (d. 1743) [category: Births]

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  • 1673: Richard Mead, English physician (d. 1754) [category: Births]
  • 1675: Franco-Dutch War: forces of the Holy Roman Empire defeat the French in the Battle of Konzer Brücke. [category: Events]
  • 1718: Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-English military officer (d. 1791) [category: Births]
  • 1722: Richard Brocklesby, English physician (d. 1797) [category: Births]
  • 1748: Joseph Schuster, German composer (d. 1812) [category: Births]
  • 1774: Charles-François Tiphaigne de la Roche, French author (b. 1722) [category: Deaths]
  • 1778: Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, Prussian educator and nationalist (d. 1852) [category: Births]
  • 1786: Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia. [category: Events]
  • 1794: James Barton Longacre, American engraver (d. 1869) [category: Births]
  • 1804: Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria. [category: Events]
  • 1807: David Rice Atchison, American politician (d. 1886) [category: Births]
  • 1808: William W. Chapman, American politician (d. 1892) [category: Births]
  • 1812: Peninsular War: French troops engage British-Portuguese forces in the Battle of Majadahonda. [category: Events]
  • 1813: Henry James Pye, English poet (b. 1745) [category: Deaths]
  • 1825: István Türr, Hungarian soldier, architect, and engineer, co-designed the Corinth Canal (d. 1908) [category: Births]
  • 1833: Kido Takayoshi, Japanese politician (d. 1877) [category: Births]
  • 1833: Robert G. Ingersoll, American politician and soldier (d. 1899) [category: Births]
  • 1836: Warren Brown, American politician (d. 1919) [category: Births]
  • 1837: Marie François Sadi Carnot, French statesman, 4th President of the French Republic (d. 1894) [category: Births]
  • 1851: Lorenz Oken, German historian (b. 1779) [category: Deaths]
  • 1854: Macedonio Melloni, Italian physicist (b. 1798) [category: Deaths]
  • 1855: John Hodges, Australian cricketer (d. 1933) [category: Births]
  • 1858: Christiaan Eijkman, Dutch physician, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1930) [category: Births]
  • 1858: The Eiger in the Bernese Alps is ascended for the first time by Charles Barrington accompanied by Christian Almer and Peter Bohren. [category: Events]
  • 1860: Ottó Bláthy, Hungarian engineer and inventor (d. 1939) [category: Births]
  • 1868: Halfdan Kjerulf, Norwegian composer (b. 1815) [category: Deaths]
  • 1870: Tom Richardson, English cricketer (d. 1912) [category: Births]
  • 1872: Kijūrō Shidehara, Japanese politician, 44th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1951) [category: Births]
  • 1875: Daniel Soubeyran, French rower (d. 1959) [category: Births]
  • 1877: Adolph M. Christianson, American judge (d. 1954) [category: Births]
  • 1878: Oliver W. F. Lodge, English poet and writer (d. 1955) [category: Births]
  • 1886: Lydia Koidula, Estonian poet (b. 1843) [category: Deaths]
  • 1890: John Henry Newman, English cardinal (b. 1801) [category: Deaths]
  • 1891: Stancho Belkovski, Bulgarian architect and educator (d. 1962) [category: Births]
  • 1892: Archie Wiles, Indian cricketer (d. 1957) [category: Births]
  • 1892: Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese novelist (d. 1962) [category: Births]
  • 1892: Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet (d. 1978) [category: Births]
  • 1892: Enrico Betti, Italian mathematician (b. 1813) [category: Deaths]
  • 1897: Enid Blyton, English author (d. 1968) [category: Births]
  • 1897: Louise Bogan, American poet (d. 1970) [category: Births]
  • 1898: Peter Mohr Dam, Faroese politician, 3rd Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (d. 1968) [category: Births]
  • 1898: Spanish–American War: American troops enter the city of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. [category: Events]
  • 1900: Philip Phillips, American archaeologist (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1902: Alfredo Binda, Italian cyclist (d. 1986) [category: Births]
  • 1902: Lloyd Nolan, American actor (d. 1985) [category: Births]
  • 1903: Eugenio María de Hostos, Puerto Rican philosopher, lawyer, and sociologist (b. 1839) [category: Deaths]
  • 1905: Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1907: Ted a'Beckett, Australian cricketer (d. 1989) [category: Births]
  • 1908: Torgny T:son Segerstedt, Swedish philosopher (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1908: Khudiram Bose, Indian freedom fighter (b. 1889) [category: Deaths]
  • 1909: Yūji Koseki, Japanese composer (d. 1989) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs, German astronomer (d. 1954) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Raphael Blau, American screenwriter (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Thanom Kittikachorn, Thai politician, 10th Prime Minister of Thailand (d. 2004) [category: Births]
  • 1913: Angus Wilson, English novelist (d. 1991) [category: Births]
  • 1913: Bob Scheffing, American baseball player and manager (d. 1985) [category: Births]
  • 1913: Paul Dupuis, Canadian actor (d. 1976) [category: Births]
  • 1914: José Silva, American parapsychologist (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1916: Johnny Claes, Belgian race car driver (d. 1956) [category: Births]
  • 1918: World War I: the Battle of Amiens ends. [category: Events]
  • 1919: Ginette Neveu, French violinist (d. 1949) [category: Births]
  • 1919: Luis Olmo, Puerto Rican baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1919: Andrew Carnegie, Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist, founded Carnegie Steel Company and Carnegie Hall (b. 1835) [category: Deaths]
  • 1919: The constitution of the Weimar Republic is adopted. [category: Events]
  • 1920: Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1920: The Latvian–Soviet Peace Treaty, which relinquished Russia's authority and pretenses to Latvia, is signed, ending the Latvian War of Independence. [category: Events]
  • 1921: Alex Haley, American historian (d. 1992) [category: Births]
  • 1923: Stan Chambers, American journalist [category: Births]
  • 1925: Arlene Dahl, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1925: Floyd Curry, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1925: Mike Douglas, American singer and talk show host (d. 2006) [category: Births]
  • 1926: Aaron Klug, Lithuanian-English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate [category: Births]
  • 1926: Claus von Bülow, Danish-English writer [category: Births]
  • 1927: Raymond Leppard, English conductor and composer [category: Births]
  • 1927: Stuart Rosenberg, American director (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1929: Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. [category: Events]
  • 1930: Paul Soles, Canadian actor [category: Births]
  • 1932: Fernando Arrabal, Spanish writer [category: Births]
  • 1932: Izzy Asper, Canadian lawyer, businessman, and politician, founded Canwest (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1932: John Gorrie, English director [category: Births]
  • 1932: Peter Eisenman, American architect, designed the City of Culture of Galicia [category: Births]
  • 1933: Jerry Falwell, American pastor and evangelist (d. 2007) [category: Births]
  • 1933: Jerzy Grotowski, Polish director (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1934: The first civilian prisoners arrive at the Federal prison on Alcatraz Island. [category: Events]
  • 1936: Andre Dubus, American writer (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1936: Blas Infante, Spanish writer and politician (b. 1885) [category: Deaths]
  • 1937: Edith Wharton, American novelist and designer (b. 1862) [category: Deaths]
  • 1938: Branko Stanovnik, Slovenian chemist [category: Births]
  • 1939: Ronnie Dawson, American musician (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1939: Jean Bugatti, Italian automobile designer and engineer (b. 1909) [category: Deaths]
  • 1939: Siegfried Flesch, Austrian fencer (b. 1872) [category: Deaths]
  • 1940: Lennie Pond, American race car driver [category: Births]
  • 1942: Mike Hugg, English singer-songwriter musician (Manfred Mann and The Manfreds) [category: Births]
  • 1942: Actress Hedy Lamarr and composer George Antheil receive a patent for a Frequency-hopping spread spectrum communication system that later became the basis for modern technologies in wireless telephones and Wi-Fi. [category: Events]
  • 1943: Abigail Folger, American heiress and activist (d. 1969) [category: Births]
  • 1943: Jim Kale, Canadian bassist (The Guess Who) [category: Births]
  • 1943: Pervez Musharraf, Pakistani general and politician, 10th President of Pakistan [category: Births]
  • 1943: Stefania Toczyska, Polish soprano [category: Births]
  • 1944: Frederick W. Smith, American businessman, founded FedEx [category: Births]
  • 1944: Ian McDiarmid, Scottish actor [category: Births]
  • 1946: John Conlee, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1946: Marilyn vos Savant, American columnist [category: Births]
  • 1947: Georgios Karatzaferis, Greek politician [category: Births]
  • 1947: Theo de Jong, Dutch footballer and coach [category: Births]
  • 1947: Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founding father of Pakistan, gives a speech to the Constituent Assembly, the contents and meaning of which remain contentious today. [category: Events]
  • 1948: Jan Palach, Czech activist (d. 1969) [category: Births]
  • 1949: Eric Carmen, American singer-songwriter and musician (Raspberries) [category: Births]
  • 1949: Tim Hutchinson, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1950: Elya Baskin, Latvian-American actor [category: Births]
  • 1950: Erik Brann, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Iron Butterfly) (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1950: Gennadiy Nikonov, Russian engineer, designed the AN-94 rifle (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1950: Steve Wozniak, American computer scientist and programmer, co-founded Apple Inc. [category: Births]
  • 1951: Vincent Bilodeau, Canadian actor and comedian [category: Births]
  • 1952: Bob Mothersbaugh, American singer, guitarist, and producer (Devo) [category: Births]
  • 1952: Manfred Krüger, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1952: Reid Blackburn, American photographer (d. 1980) [category: Births]
  • 1952: Hussein bin Talal is proclaimed King of Jordan. [category: Events]
  • 1953: Hulk Hogan, American wrestler and actor [category: Births]
  • 1953: Wijda Mazereeuw, Dutch swimmer [category: Births]
  • 1953: Tazio Nuvolari, Italian race car driver (b. 1892) [category: Deaths]
  • 1954: M. V. Narasimha Rao, Indian cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1954: Vance Heafner, American golfer (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1954: Yashpal Sharma, Indian cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1954: Santo Trafficante, Sr., Italian-American mobster (b. 1886) [category: Deaths]
  • 1955: Marc Bureau, Canadian politician [category: Births]
  • 1955: Sylvia Hermon, English politician [category: Births]
  • 1956: Pierre-Louis Lions, French mathematician [category: Births]
  • 1956: Jackson Pollock, American painter (b. 1912) [category: Deaths]
  • 1957: Ian Stuart Donaldson, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Skrewdriver) (d. 1993) [category: Births]
  • 1958: Jah Wobble, English singer-songwriter and bassist (Public Image Ltd and The Damage Manual) [category: Births]
  • 1959: Gustavo Cerati, Argentinian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer (Soda Stereo) [category: Births]
  • 1959: Joe Jackson, English singer-songwriter, musician, and author [category: Births]
  • 1959: László Szlávics, Jr., Hungarian sculptor [category: Births]
  • 1959: Yoshiaki Murakami, Japanese investor [category: Births]
  • 1959: Sheremetyevo International Airport, the second-largest airport in Russia, opens. [category: Events]
  • 1960: Chad declares independence. [category: Events]
  • 1961: Craig Ehlo, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1961: David Brooks, American journalist and author [category: Births]
  • 1961: Jukka Tapanimäki, Finnish game programmer (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1961: Antanas Škėma, Lithuanian writer, actor, and director (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 1961: The former Portuguese territories in India of Dadra and Nagar Haveli are merged to create the Union Territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli. [category: Events]
  • 1962: Ennis Whatley, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1962: Uvais Karnain, Sri Lankan cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1963: Hiromi Makihara, Japanese baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1963: Otto Wahle, Austrian swimmer (b. 1879) [category: Deaths]
  • 1964: Jim Lee, South Korean-American writer and illustrator [category: Births]
  • 1964: Miguel A. Núñez, Jr., American actor [category: Births]
  • 1964: Nikki Randall, American porn actress [category: Births]
  • 1965: Duane Martin, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1965: Embeth Davidtz, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1965: Marc Bergevin, Canadian ice hockey player and manager [category: Births]
  • 1965: Shinji Mikami, Japanese video game designer, created Resident Evil [category: Births]
  • 1965: Viola Davis, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1965: Bill Woodfull, Australian cricketer (b. 1897) [category: Deaths]
  • 1965: Race riots (the Watts Riots) begin in the Watts area of Los Angeles, California. [category: Events]
  • 1966: Juan María Solare, Argentine pianist and composer [category: Births]
  • 1966: Nigel Martyn, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1967: Collin Chou, Taiwanese actor [category: Births]
  • 1967: Enrique Bunbury, Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Héroes del Silencio) [category: Births]
  • 1967: Eric Maleson, Brazilian bobsledder [category: Births]
  • 1967: Joe Rogan, American comedian, actor, and television host [category: Births]
  • 1968: Noordin Mohammad Top, Malaysian terrorist (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1968: Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau [category: Births]
  • 1968: The last steam hauled train runs on British railways [category: Events]
  • 1969: Ashley Jensen, English actress [category: Births]
  • 1969: Miriam Licette, English soprano (b. 1885) [category: Deaths]
  • 1970: Ali Shaheed Muhammad, American rapper and producer (A Tribe Called Quest, The Ummah, and Lucy Pearl) [category: Births]
  • 1970: Dirk Hannemann, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1970: Teresa Pavlinek, Canadian actress [category: Births]
  • 1971: Alejandra Barros, Mexican actress [category: Births]
  • 1971: Julie Clarke, American model [category: Births]
  • 1971: Tommy Mooney, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1972: Jonathon Prandi, American model and actor [category: Births]
  • 1972: Max Theiler, South African-American virologist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1899) [category: Deaths]
  • 1972: Vietnam War: the last United States ground combat unit leaves South Vietnam. [category: Events]
  • 1973: Carolyn Murphy, American model and actress [category: Births]
  • 1973: Nigel Harman, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1974: Anju Jain, Indian cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1974: Audrey Mestre, French diver (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1974: Hadiqa Kiani, Pakistani singer-songwriter and model [category: Births]
  • 1974: Kira Kener, American porn actress [category: Births]
  • 1974: Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., American singer [category: Births]
  • 1974: Marie-France Dubreuil, Canadian figure skater [category: Births]
  • 1974: Jan Tschichold, German writer and designer (b. 1902) [category: Deaths]
  • 1974: Vicente Emilio Sojo, Venezuelan conductor and composer (Orfeón Lamas) (b. 1887) [category: Deaths]
  • 1975: Davey von Bohlen, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Promise Ring, Maritime, and Vermont) [category: Births]
  • 1975: Rachel Katznelson-Shazar, Israeli wife of Zalman Shazar (b. 1885) [category: Deaths]
  • 1975: East Timor: Governor Mário Lemos Pires of Portuguese Timor abandons the capital Dili, following a coup by the Timorese Democratic Union (UDT) and the outbreak of civil war between UDT and Fretilin. [category: Events]
  • 1976: Ben Gibbard, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service, and ¡All-Time Quarterback!) [category: Births]
  • 1976: Bubba Crosby, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Erick Lindgren, American poker player [category: Births]
  • 1976: Iván Córdoba, Colombian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1976: Jhong Hilario, Filipino actor and dancer [category: Births]
  • 1976: Will Friedle, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1976: Ľubomír Višňovský, Slovak ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1977: Dênio Martins, Brazilian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1977: Gemma Hayes, Irish singer-songwriter (The Cake Sale) [category: Births]
  • 1978: Amber Mariano, American television personality [category: Births]
  • 1978: Jermain Taylor, American boxer [category: Births]
  • 1978: Spyros Gogolos, Greek footballer [category: Births]
  • 1979: Aggeliki Daliani, Greek actress [category: Births]
  • 1980: Daniel Lloyd, English cyclist [category: Births]
  • 1980: Lee Suggs, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1980: Paul Robert, French lexicographer and publisher (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 1981: Fiona Sit, Hong Kong singer and actress [category: Births]
  • 1981: Sandi Thom, Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist [category: Births]
  • 1982: Alan Halsall, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1982: Wilko Risser, Namibian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1982: Tom Drake, American actor (b. 1918) [category: Deaths]
  • 1982: A bomb explodes on Pan Am Flight 830, en route from Tokyo, Japan to Honolulu, Hawaii, killing one teenager and injuring 15 passengers. [category: Events]
  • 1983: Chris Hemsworth, Australian actor [category: Births]
  • 1984: Katie Rees, American model, Miss Nevada USA 2007 [category: Births]
  • 1984: Lucas di Grassi, Brazilian race car driver [category: Births]
  • 1984: Melky Cabrera, Dominican baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1984: Alfred A. Knopf, Sr., American publisher, founded Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (b. 1892) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: Paul Felix Schmidt, Estonian–German chess player (b. 1916) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: We begin bombing in five minutes - United States President Ronald Reagan, while running for re-election, jokes while preparing to make his weekly Saturday address on National Public Radio. [category: Events]
  • 1985: Asher Roth, American rapper [category: Births]
  • 1985: J-Boog, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (B2K) [category: Births]
  • 1985: Jacqueline Fernandez, Sri Lankan model and Bollywood actress [category: Births]
  • 1986: Kaori Fukuhara, Japanese voice actress [category: Births]
  • 1986: Pablo Sandoval, Venezuelan baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1986: Richard Keogh, Irish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1986: János Drapál, Hungarian motorcycle racer (b. 1948) [category: Deaths]
  • 1987: Dany N'Guessan, French footballer [category: Births]
  • 1987: Drew Storen, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1988: Anne Ramsey, American actress (b. 1929) [category: Deaths]
  • 1989: Gui Gui, Taiwanese singer and actress (Hey Girl) [category: Births]
  • 1989: Sebastian Huke, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1990: Lenka Juríková, Slovak tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1991: J. D. McDuffie, American race car driver (b. 1938) [category: Deaths]
  • 1993: Alyson Stoner, American actress, singer, and dancer [category: Births]
  • 1993: Sean McGinty, English-Irish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1994: Rand Al-Mashhadani, Iraqi archer [category: Births]
  • 1994: Storm Sanders, Australian tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1994: Peter Cushing, English actor (b. 1913) [category: Deaths]
  • 1995: Phil Harris, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904) [category: Deaths]
  • 1996: Baba Vanga, Bulgarian mystic (b. 1911) [category: Deaths]
  • 1996: Mel Taylor, American drummer (The Ventures) (b. 1933) [category: Deaths]
  • 1996: Rafael Kubelík, Czech conductor and composer (b. 1914) [category: Deaths]
  • 1996: Tassos Isaac, Greek Cypriot activist (b. 1972) [category: Deaths]
  • 1999: The Salt Lake City Tornado tears through the downtown district of the city, killing one. [category: Events]
  • 2000: Jean Papineau-Couture, Canadian composer (b. 1916) [category: Deaths]
  • 2001: Percy Stallard, English cyclist (b. 1909) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: Galen Rowell, American photographer and mountain climber (b. 1940) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Armand Borel, Swiss mathematician (b. 1923) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Herb Brooks, American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1937) [category: Deaths]
  • 2003: Jemaah Islamiyah leader Riduan Isamuddin, better known as Hambali, is arrested in Bangkok, Thailand. [category: Events]
  • 2003: NATO takes over command of the peacekeeping force in Afghanistan, marking its first major operation outside Europe in its 54-year-history. [category: Events]
  • 2005: James Booth, English actor (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Mike Douglas, American singer and talk show host (b. 1925) [category: Deaths]
  • 2009: Eunice Kennedy Shriver, American activist, founded the Special Olympics (b. 1921) [category: Deaths]
  • 2010: Bruno Schleinstein, German actor, artist, and musician (b. 1932) [category: Deaths]
  • 2011: Jani Lane, American singer-songwriter (Warrant and Saints of the Underground) (b. 1964) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Bill Rafferty, American comedian and game show host (b. 1944) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Carlo Curley, American organist (b. 1952) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Heidi Holland, Zimbabwean journalist and author (b. 1947) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Henning Moritzen, Danish actor (b. 1928) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Michael Dokes, American boxer (b. 1958) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Red Bastien, American wrestler (b. 1931) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Sid Waddell, English sportscaster (b. 1940) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: At least 306 people are killed and 3,000 others injured in a pair of earthquakes near Tabriz, Iran. [category: Events]
  • 2012: The Municipality of Ilagan becomes a component city in the province of Isabela in the Philippines. [category: Events]
  • 2492_bc: Traditional date of the defeat of Bel by Hayk, progenitor and founder of the Armenian nation. [category: Events]
  • 3114_bc: The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar, used by several pre-Columbian Mesoamerican civilizations, notably the Mayans, begins. [category: Events]
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  • _: August 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) [category: Holidays and observances]
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  • _: Clare of Assisi [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Fiacre [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Gaugericus [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Chad from France in 1960. [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Philomena [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Susanna [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Taurinus of Évreux [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Tiburtius and Chromatius [category: Holidays and observances]